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CBC Investigates – ‘The rose-coloured glasses are off’: Why experts, students suspect racism under-reported on campuses – CBC

CBC News investigation finds many universities received few or no racism complaints in past 5 years Mar 22, 2017 A CBC News investigation has found many Canadian universities received few or no complaints of racial discrimination on campus over the past five years, but experts and students — and even a couple of the universities […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201712 Views

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First Nations University of Canada and Katimavik to support Indigenous youth and reconciliation

Providing more opportunities for Indigenous youth to pursue their life goals through successful post-secondary learning and developing job market skills for the 21st century is the cornerstone of a new partnership between First Nations University and Katimavik. With restored funding for Katimavik, this agreement will enable the partners to work together to provide opportunities for […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201712 Views

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Q&A: Canada’s $1M teacher on how she won and what she’ll do with the money – CBC

Maggie MacDonnell honoured for her work in Salluit, Que., with coveted Global Teacher Prize Mar 20, 2017 Maggie MacDonnell has travelled the globe working as a teacher, with stints in Botswana, Tanzania and Congo. But it was her seven-year experience in Salluit, Que., the province’s second most northern community, that landed her a coveted $1-million […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 20179 Views

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Kativik School Board Teacher Maggie MacDonnell Wins the 2017 Global Teacher Prize

Kuujjuaq, Nunavik (Qc), Canada (March 19, 2017) – The Kativik School Board is delighted to extend its warmest congratulations to Maggie MacDonnell, winner of the 2017 Global Teacher Prize. Awarded by the Varkey foundation, the Prize stands not only as a recognition of her work at Ikusik School, Salluit, but also as an acknowledgement of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201712 Views

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Classroom colonialisms – The McGill Daily

March 20, 2017 When I try to explain what socio-cultural anthropology is, I usually say that it’s ‘like sociology but with stories instead of statistics.’ My peers and I appreciate it for its power to help us question and deconstruct our our own ways of thinking and living. Anthropologists can use their research and writing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201713 Views

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Canadian wins $1M global award for teaching excellence – CP

Source: The Associated Press Mar 19, 2017  By Aya Batrawy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates _ A Canadian school teacher whose teaching philosophy underscores hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the most-coveted and high-profile awards for teaching excellence. […]

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Meet the Global Teacher Prize Winner 2017

March 19, 2017 In one of the world’s most remote regions, surrounded by snow and ice, Maggie McDonnell is changing the lives of her students and transforming her community. The winner of the Global Teacher Prize Winner 2017 lives and works in Salluit, an Inuit village deep in the Canadian Arctic. The village is so […]

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Student helps bring Spring Pow Wow to life March 18

It takes many hardworking volunteers to organize the very successful UWinnipeg Spring Pow Wow, and student Teddy Lands has stepped up to recruit and coordinate those helping hands. UWinnipeg’s 15th Annual Spring Pow Wow honours Indigenous graduates, their professors and families in a day-long celebration and feast. Lands was motivated to help because she remembers […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 201716 Views

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Revamped Quebec curriculum includes more Indigenous history. Does it go far enough? – CBC

Revised guide for Secondary III and IV history course obtained by CBC News Mar 14, 2017 A revised draft of Quebec’s controversial new high school curriculum includes a greater focus on the experience of Indigenous peoples, after an earlier version had been slammed by critics as “unacceptable.” Some teachers, however, maintain it still doesn’t go […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201715 Views

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Spotlight on Montreal’s 375th birthday

Montreal is a vibrant metropolis with a thriving cultural scene, bustling nightlife and a diverse population. No wonder it’s called “La Belle Ville.” In celebration of its 375th birthday, Concordia University is shining a spotlight on all this city has to offer. Why is Montreal a foodie’s paradise? How is gentrification impacting certain neighbourhoods? Will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201713 Views

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